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Auckland (AKL) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CMB flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
AKL - CMB
Price
$764 - $1,327
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$1,272

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,067

From Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $1,274 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $877. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 35% on flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,514. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,747.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (AKL - CMB)?

When flying from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Colombo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for AKL to CMB flights in October, November
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,359pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$1,392pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$1,401pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Auckland found for this year
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$1,359pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$1,392pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$1,401pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Auckland, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 10 Nov
$1,422pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$1,451pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$2,583pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Colombo
13:15 - 13:20
Emirates
3 stops
31h 35m
AKL - CMB
Emirates
$1,095
FlightNetwork
15:10 - 11:05
Qatar Airways
1 stop
27h 25m
AKL - CMB
Qatar Airways
$1,126
DreamWorldTravel
20:45 - 18:30
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
53h 15m
AKL - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,519
Singapore Airlines

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Colombo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Colombo

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Auckland Intl (AKL) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You should not have trouble finding flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Auckland Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 13 airlines have flights from the Auckland airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. It is only a 17.9 km journey to Auckland Intl (AKL) from Auckland’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,403, but on average you can expect to pay $2,046.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,500?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport return?

Currently priced at $1,403, Emirates will fly you from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Singapore Airlines for as low as $2,935.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Emirates, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $856. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

When booking a flight from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $515. While the most popular route (Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for $1,392 on average our data indicates $1,911 when flying from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Auckland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Colombo

Most visitors from Auckland Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Do I need a test to fly back to Auckland from Colombo?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Auckland Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 143.39
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
$565 $1,170 No cancel fee 77%
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Singapore Airlines
$795 $1,401 No cancel fee 81%
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China Southern
$832 $1,240 No cancel fee 69%
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Air China
$852 $971 No cancel fee 67%
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Malaysia Airlines
$855 $1,151 No cancel fee 67%
Search Malaysia Airlines flights
Virgin Australia
$881 $987 No cancel fee 80%
Search Virgin Australia flights
Qantas Airways
$941 $1,490 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
SriLankan Airlines
$988 $1,284 No cancel fee 68%
Search SriLankan Airlines flights
Air New Zealand
$1,030 $1,764 No cancel fee 78%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,063 $1,309 No cancel fee 72%
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